White restaurant manager sentenced for enslavement, torture of Black employee

USA Today reports that a White restaurant manager who had been accused of torturing a Black man by making him work upwards of 100 hours per week with no pay, pleaded to one count of forced labor and was subsequently sentenced to prison for 10 years. According to the Justice Department, which performed a full-on […]

White man charged with holding Black man as a slave in South Carolina

A White restaurant owner has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he held a Black cook in what amounted to slavery in South Carolina. Bobby Paul Edwards, 52, is the manager of J&J Cafeteria in Conway, South Carolina, and is accused of holding a mentally challenged man named Christopher Smith, 39, […]